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Community Projects and Funding News

Nov
22
2012
A big thanks to everyone who has given their ideas for the proposed improvements at Helmshore Memorial Gardens and Snighole Play area. The event held on 15th November at Sunnybank Social Club was well...

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Nov
21
2012
As part of the £90,000 scheme to make improvements to the Riverside Park, Stacksteads, the School Council from Holy Trinity School and local residents planted over 450 Jubilee Trees from The Woodland Trust. The...

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Oct
30
2012
On the 12th November, work is due to start on the improvements to the Stacksteads Riverside Park.  Local contractors Landscape Engineering will be making the site safe to allow them to commence work installing...

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Oct
19
2012
Work is well underway to create an outdoor classroom using felled timber from United Utilities sites and chunky reclaimed stone picnic tables around Davyhulme Nature Reserve, Trafford. Proffitts have worked with Woodsend Community Group...

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Oct
16
2012
Artist Ann Gilligan from Green Monster Arts installed all the mosaics at the sunken garden in Broadhurst Park in the few sunny days we were lucky enough to get in early September. The cast...

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Sep
27
2012
In partnership, Proffitt’s – Investing in Communities, M3 Project and Rossendale Borough Council have secured £100,000 out of the £202,000 required to purchase and refurbish 3 currently empty properties in the Bacup and Stacksteads...

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Sep
27
2012
Mercer – Learn & Share project secured funding of £50,000 from the Skills Funding Agency as part of the new Community Learning Innovation Fund, to train and develop local volunteers so they are able...

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Sep
4
2012
Things have been busy for the youth and community team over the last few months delivering and developing new projects. Here’s a rundown of what we have been doing and plan to be doing...

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Aug
29
2012
The refurbishment of the sunken garden at Broadhurst Park in Manchester is nearly completed. The group met on site in the sunshine last week to inspect the work that had been completed and to...

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Aug
12
2012
Families from Brierfield are having a great time at the weekly sessions on the Children’s Allotment at Bent Head, Brierfield.   The latest sessions saw over 60 children and adults make ‘cress catterpillars’ and fruity...

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